Listeria Infection Treatment & Management

Updated: Jan 09, 2018
  • Author: Terence Zach, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

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  • Care of a newborn with Listeria infection includes antibiotics as well as careful monitoring of the patient's temperature, respiratory system, fluid and electrolyte balance, nutrition, and cardiovascular support.

  • Critically ill newborns are best treated in a neonatal ICU.

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Consultations

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  • Consultations with neonatologists or pediatric infectious diseases specialists may be useful when caring for newborns.

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